Foreign News

Fishermen leave for Sri Lanka to receive seized boats

M. Balaganessin A team of officials from the State Fisheries Department and 54 fishermen from Kottaipattinam and Jegadapattinam left for Sri Lanka during the early hours of Friday to receive 14 boats which were seized by Sri Lankan Navy personnel in the last three months.

Karunanidhi condemns India’s abstention

B Kolappan DMK leader M. Karunanidhi on Friday described India’s decision to abstain from voting on the US-backed resolution in Geneva against Sri Lanka for its alleged human rights violations as “a mother strangling her own child”.

We were never against SL: India

Indian envoy Dilip Sinha said India does not support the operative para 10 OF the resolution  which asks for an international inquiry but encourages Sri Lanka to implement the recommendations of an internal inquiry’s report and findings.